Fashion's Next Generation Goes Green

From using custom-made, biodegradable fabrics and ‘living’ clothes that photosynthesize to polyester created from planet-warming carbon dioxide, European start-ups are on a quest to transform one of the world’s most polluting industries: fashion. The business is responsibl

Yellow suits you this fall ... Try it

Lemon yellow is at the top of women's fashion in fall 2020, giving women a bright and eye-catching look.The magazine "Freunden" explained that the lemon yellow is characterized by a bright character and full of energy and vitality, noting that it spread the atmosphere of joy to break the atmospher

3 Easy and Comfortable Pants To Live In This Fall

It’s safe to say the quarantine-era has sparked a loungewear boom that’s here to stay. Between working from home, working out from home, and then spending every other free hour at, you guessed it, home, we’ve all mostly abandoned the non-pajama half of our closets. But to keep up

Trendy Pants That Are Way More Comfortable Than Jeans

Let’s face it: does anyone actually like wearing jeans? Jeans are definitely cute, but they’re not the most comfortable pants. If I wear jeans out to dinner, I’m dying to take them off the second I get home. And as versatile and stylish as jeans are, sometimes I just want to wear

La Réunion’s Patchwork Dresses Turn Symbols of Suffering Into Things of Beauty

Crafting garments that speak to history and what we can learn from it is at the heart of textile artist and designer Sarah Nsikak’s practice. Nsikak is a first-generation Nigerian American “dedicated to telling the untold and overlooked stories of fellow Africans.” Born and

The Artist-Designed Face Masks Supporting Los Angeles’s Museum of Contemporary Art

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak financial devastation, many of America’s most beloved cultural institutions have been forced to take emergency measures to survive. A recent study suggested that one-third of U.S. museums would not make it through the pandemic without financial rel

How to wear a glamisole

Idon’t really approve of underwear as outerwear. I don’t mean this in a puritanical way. I’m certainly not slut-shaming anyone here. I just have a low opinion of it as a genre, in the same way that I have a low opinion of sleeveless knitwear (comfortable in absolutely no weather si

Okhtein’s designers on its new eyewear and handbag collections

Egyptian handbag brand Okhtein recently launched its debut eyewear collection, a stunning assortment of sunglasses expected to be available for purchase as early as this month.Exhibiting brass and enamel motifs and enthused by the brand’s hot seller Brass Minaudiere, Okhtein’s shades wer

Newly opened concept boutique shines spotlight on Arab brands

Customers stepping inside Gigi, an expansive new concept store in Dubai’s Galleria Mall Al-Barsha, will be hard-pressed not to be instantly mesmerized.A series of interlocking spaces with elegant golden mesh separating screens showcase some of the Middle East’s most prominent up-and-comi

How you can watch the Etro Spring 2021 runway show live

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many brands have decided to eschew real-life fashion shows in favor of digital presentations live streamed via various online platforms. However, one brand which has decided to take the physical plunge during Milano Fashion Week Digital, scheduled to take pla

Dubai Design Week will be slightly different this year

Dubai Design Week (DDW) is set to return for its sixth edition from Nov 9 to 14 at Dubai Design District (d3) and in locations across the city, it has been announced. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the annual design festival will take an all-new approach and will include both phys

Georges Hobeika, Rabih Kayrouz shine during Paris Haute Couture Week

With coronavirus cases rising to over 11 million around the world, a number of film and fashion events have been forced to become digital.  This week, the first-ever online Paris Haute Couture Week kicked off, with Lebanese designers Georges Hobeika and Rabih Kayrouz presenting their brand&rsq

Lebanese label Jessica K determined to ride out financial storm

The whole fashion world has been impacted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, but designers in Lebanon have also had to deal with the severe economic crisis besetting the country. Jessica Khoueiri-Achkar, of the Jessica K brand, told Arab News that her team of six was now on half wages

New London-based modest label aims to diversify fashion industry

After making its brand debut with a collection of hijabs earlier this year, London-based modest label ELHM has released its first evening wear line on Wednesday. The Spring 2020 evening dress collection includes six embellished, high-neck and long-sleeved maxi dresses in pastel shades. The collectio

Paris Fashion Week to take place in Sept / Oct

Paris Fashion Week will take place in September and October with a mix of physical and digital shows, the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode announced this week as countries ease coronavirus restrictions. The event, considered one of the most important shows on the fashion circuit, is exp

Fashion houses unveil plans for major shows behind closed doors

Fashion is following the example of football by restarting its season behind closed doors. Christian Dior announced on Monday that a major show that had been scheduled to take place in May will go ahead on 22 July. Models, makeup artists and musicians will be flown to Puglia in southern Italy for

Dior revives fashion shows - but with no front row

French luxury label Christian Dior said on Monday it would press ahead with a calendar of fashion shows for this year starting in July with an Italian catwalk display - but without the celebrated front-row audience of A-listers.The coronavirus crisis has accelerated a rethink among high-end brands o

Bubble suits and distance-friendly hats: Covid-19 fashion steps up

With face masks quickly becoming part of everyday style, a wave of new designs are feeding into the vogue for social-distancing fashion. This week as part of the Central Saint Martins graduate show, Harry Styles-approved designer Harris Reed presented a roundabout-wide hat and crinoline skirt, while